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DVD Review: ‘The Descent: Part 2’ Merely Sinks

Chicago – Why does every successful horror film need a sequel? If they’re big enough, they usually come out theatrically, but there’s a whole sub-genre of straight-to-video follow-ups to horror hits, the latest being the truly bad “The Descent: Part 2,” a film that merely serves to enhance the reputation of the original by comparison.

DVD Rating: 1.0/5.0

The best thing about “The Descent: Part 2” is the set-up. It’s all downhill from there. Haven’t you ever wondered about the aftermath of a horror movie? The camera usually fades to black when the villain is killed or the hero is safe, but there’s clearly going to be a lot of questions and clean-up. What happens next is a common genre question and “The Descent: Part 2” cleverly picks up immediately after the end of Neil Marshall’s beloved film.

The Descent Part 2 was released on DVD on April 27th,
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DVD Trailer for Lionsgate's 'The Descent: Part 2'

Arriving on DVD April 27th from Lionsgate Home Entertainment is The Descent: Part 2, the highly anticipated sequel to Neil Marshall's creature feature that will continue the story of Sarah. "The Descent 2 picks up immediately after the events depicted in The Descent. Emerging from the cave system alone, distraught and covered in the blood of her missing companions, Sarah is incoherent and half-wild with fear. Sceptical about her account of events and convinced Sarah's psychosis hides far darker secrets, Sheriff Vaines (Gavan OHerlihy) doesnt waste time. Along with his partner Rios (Krysten Cummings), and their cave rescue team Dan (Douglas Hodge), Greg (Joshua Dallas), and Cath (Anna Skellern), Vaines forces Sarah back into the caves to help the rescuers find her friends."
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Update: Lionsgate Announces Descent 2 U.S. DVD

Yessir. The UK theatrical release, The Descent: Part 2 , bypassing U.S. multiplexes and heading direct to DVD. Lionsgate Home Entertainment announced it's releasing the sequel on April 27. Here's a look at the cover art; stay tuned for more specific details as they come in. Click on the title for pics, trailers and more. Update: Fangoria got a listing of the special features which will include audio commentary by Harris and actresses MacDonald, Krysten Cummings and Anna Skellern, deleted scenes, "The Making of The Descent: Part 2: Deeper and Darker" featurette, storyboards.
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The Descent: Part 2 Now Available on DVD!

Lionsgate will be releasing The Descent: Part 2 on DVD April 27th. This sequel picks up where the first one left off, with character Sarah (Shauna Macdonald) returning to a gruesome scene. Here several off her friends were ingested by the "feral crawlers," but there is a possibility of survivors (Movie). Visit two movie clips for The Descent: Part 2 and order yourself a copy if you liked the first one (reviews are mixed). All the details are below.

The synopsis for The Descent: Part 2 here:

"The chilling sequel to the popular splatterfest picks up right where the original left off, as Sarah emerges from the fateful cave bloodied and traumatized. However, after being treated in the hospital, Sarah can't offer a satisfactory account of what happened to her friends. So, she's then forced by authorities back underground with a rescue team only to again encounter the feral crawlers
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At the Descent: Part 2 Premiere in London

While it's certainly hard to top a film like Neil Marshall's The Descent , director Jon Harris took a crack at it - or at least attempted to do a sequel that complimented the first entry. The Descent: Part 2 opens in UK theaters tomorrow and we've got not just video from the premiere - featuring behind-the-scenes footage and interviews with Jon Harris, Shauna Macdonald, Gavan O.Herlihy, Krysten Cummings and Anna Skellern - but we're also hosting video from a press conference with Harris. Also, you can watch four film clips right here ! Shock has covered this title pretty extensively, so check out our coverage roundup via this link . Whew! Is that enough for ya! Stay tuned for more when we get word on the U.S. release...
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The Descent 2 Clip, or, Why Living in Caves Suck

The boys at Bloody-Disgusting have your first look at a new clip from “The Descent 2″, a sequel to Neil Marshall’s 2007 splatterfest “The Descent”. For the sequel, former special effects man Jon Harris takes over the directorial reins while Marshall looks on from the sidelines. It looks like a direct sequel to the first movie, with some of the original cast back for more cave-dwelling creature action. Emerging from the cave system alone, distraught and covered in the blood of her missing companions, Sarah is incoherent and half-wild with fear. Sceptical about her account of events and convinced Sarah’s psychosis hides far darker secrets, Sheriff Vaines (Gavan O’Herlihy) doesn’t waste time. Along with his partner Rios (Krysten Cummings), and their cave rescue team Dan (Douglas Hodge), Greg (Joshua Dallas), and Cath (Anna Skellern), Vaines forces Sarah back into the caves to help the rescuers find her friends.
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The Descent: Part 2 Exclusive Coverage Roundup!

For our readers, especially those in England lucky enough to be catching The Descent: Part 2 in theaters this Friday, we did our best to stay ahead of the pack with an array of exclusive coverage to prepare you for your trip back into Crawler-infested caves. If you missed our advance coverage, here's a complete rundown! In this entry, directed by Jon Harrs, Shauna MacDonald, Natalie Mendoza, Gavan O'Herlihy, Joshua Dallas, Anna Skellern, Douglas Hodge and Krysten Cummings star. MacDonald is back as Sarah, having emerged from the cave system of The Descent alive and traumatized. Officials force her back below the surface with a new group of folks to find her friends. . Exclusive Jon Harris interview . Exclusive set report . Exclusive Paul Hyett interview . Stills,...
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Review: The Descent: Part 2

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In 2005 Neil Marshall’s imagine-if-Alien-were-set-in-a-cave feature The Descent scared the living daylights out of cinemagoers worldwide. Lacking the bawdy humour of his werewolf masterpiece Dog Soldiers, it was nevertheless an honest to goodness horror film that pulled no punches and left no survivors. Unless you watched the American cut.

The folk who decided to make The Descent: Part 2 clearly fall into the latter camp as they have picked up just before we left off with Sarah being kind of…alive. For those among you who have never seen The Descent there is a brief recap after the jump:

Six girls go caving

Things go bump in the dark

Some of the girls die

Some of the girls kill some of the creatures

All of the girls die

The action picks up two days after the events of the first film (with Descent editor Jon Harris at the helm), the
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Exclusive Clip from The Descent Part 2

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The Descent Part 2 has been described as ‘The Feel Sh*t Scared Film of the Decade‘ for a reason and when you see this clip you might start to understand why!

Pathé / Warner Bros Pictures UK have been kind enough to give us an exclusive clip for their latest movie, The Descent Part 2 which is released in cinemas December 4th (with previews on the 2nd & 3rd December). As you’ll see from the clip below, the movie takes you back underground where monsters can be lurking and where the most claustrophobic movie of all time is back for another round!

Synopsis: Shauna Macdonald (Mutant Chronicles, The Descent) returns as Sarah, continuing the story of 2005’s hugely successful horror thriller The Descent, in which a group of young women disappear during a caving trip in the Appalachian Mountains.

Emerging from the cave system alone, distraught and covered in the blood of her missing companions,
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First “The Descent: Part 2″ TV Spot

The first TV spot for “The Descent: Part 2,” starring Shauna MacDonald, Myanna Burning, Alex Reid, Saskia Mulder, Nora-Jane Noone, Natalie Jackson Mendoza, Gavan O’Herlihy, Joshua Dallas, Anna Skellern, Douglas Hodge and Krysten Cummings, has appeared online.

Sarah (Macdonald), emerges alone from a cave system following an expedition with her five friends in the Appalachian mountains. Distraught, injured and covered in the blood of her missing companions, Sarah is incoherent and half-wild with fear. Skeptical about her account of events and convinced Sarah’s psychosis hides far darker secrets, Sheriff Vaines forces her back into the caves to help locate the rest of the group. Trapped by falling rocks, the rescue party are driven deep into the caverns, and as one by one the fate of the missing girls is revealed, Sarah is forced to confront her deepest fears.

The Descent: Part 2″ is directed by Jon Harris, who is making his helming debut.
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The Descent 2 and European Horror!

The Descent 2 premieres in the United Kingdom this December 2 with a follow up in Denmark on the 4th. In preparation for the premiere a slim teaser trailer is available for English fans prior to the release. Already receiving some moderate praise, the Descent 2 will revisit the same dark, monster filled caves of the first truly triumphant and heartbreaking original film. For North American fans an unspecified 2010 release date has been chosen for showings of the Descent 2. Check out this short teaser trailer from the United Kingdom that might not have been seen by some fans.

Release Date: December 2 (UK), December 4th (Denmark), and 2010 (N. America).

Director: Jon Harris.

Writer: J. Blakeson, James McCarthy, and James Watkins.

Cast: Shauna Macdonald, Natalie Jackson Mendoza, Krysten Cummings, and Gavan O'Herlihy.

Have a look at the UK teaser right here:

Stumble It!
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Several Clips from 'The Descent: Part 2'

The Descent: Part 2 will continue the story of Sarah, who as the only survivor of an all-female caving expedition gone horrifically wrong, suffers severe psychological trauma. Unable to speak, she accompanies a rescue team back to the cave, but events once again take a sinister turn. While the film arrives in the UK next year, beyond the break you'll find four clips from the Jon Harris directed sequel that stars Shauna MacDonald, Natalie Jackson Mendoza, Gavan O'Herlihy, Joshua Dallas, Anna Skellern, Douglas Hodge, Krysten Cummings, MyAnna Buring, Alex Reid, Saskia Mulder and Nora-Jane Noone. Check out the film's official website for more.
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The Descent: Part 2 - Trailer 2

Second trailer for Jon Harris' sequel to Neil Marshall's 2005 horror hit The Descent, aptly titled The Descent: Part 2.

Emerging from the cave system alone, distraught and covered in the blood of her missing companions, Sarah (Shauna Macdonald) is incoherent and half-wild with fear. Sceptical about her account of events and convinced Sarah's psychosis hides far darker secrets, Sheriff Vaines (Gavan O’Herlihy) doesn’t waste time. Along with his partner Rios (Krysten Cummings), and their cave rescue team Dan (Douglas Hodge), Greg (Joshua Dallas), and Cath (Anna Skellern), Vaines forces Sarah back into the caves to help the rescuers find her friends.

The Descent: Part 2 - Trailer 1

The Descent: Part 2 - UK Poster

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The Descent 2 International Poster and Movie Stills

A darkly lit French movie poster has been released for the Descent 2 along with several other photos from the film. To be shown in theatres in 2010 The Descent 2 stars Shauna Macdonald, Natalie Mendoza, and Krysten Cummings as a group of cave explorers who return to a mysterious cave system. As well, as this international poster there are several others movie stills from the film available below and through the official website of the film.

A synopsis for The Descent 2 here:

"Dazed, bloddied and speechless with trauma, Sarah Carter emerges alone from the Appalachian cave system where the events of The Descent took place. Local Sheriff Redmond Vaines forces her back underground to help the rescue team which is desperately searching for her five missing girlfriends.

As the team moves deeper into the caves, Sarah's flashes of fractured memory intensify and she begins to realise the full horror of the would-be rescue mission.
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First Official Clip from 'The Descent: Part 2'

Over at the film's official website you'll find the first official clip from Jon Harris' The Descent: Part 2, which arrives in UK cinemas in April. The sequel will continue the story of Sarah, who as the only survivor of an all-female caving expedition gone horrifically wrong, suffers severe psychological trauma. Unable to speak, she accompanies a rescue team back to the cave, but events once again take a sinister turn. Shauna MacDonald, Natalie Jackson Mendoza, Gavan O'Herlihy, Joshua Dallas, Anna Skellern, Douglas Hodge, Krysten Cummings, MyAnna Buring, Alex Reid, Saskia Mulder, Nora-Jane Noone all star in the sequel to Neil Marshall's smash hit.
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Japanese Poster: Descent 2

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We were lucky enough to see Descent Part 2 at the World Premiere during Frightfest a month or so ago. It’s not out until 4th December so we’ve still got an age before we can post our review but keep your eyes peeled.

The Descent Part 2 stars Shauna Macdonald, Natalie Mendoza, Krysten Cummings, Anna Skellern, Gavan O’Herlihy (Seven Days of Grace), Joshua Dallas (Ghost Machine, “Doctor Who”) and Douglas Hodge (Mansfield Park).

In the meantime, we have this new Japanese poster (click it to enlarge) which basically sums up the film in one image. It has a lady looking scared, a monster’s face and she’s in a pothole. What else could you want?!

If you want to read our report from the premiere you can check it out here and you can check out the trailer here.
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“The Descent: Part 2″ International Poster

Celador Films released movie poster for the upcoming horror film “The Descent: Part 2″ which stars Shauna MacDonald, Myanna Burning, Alex Reid, Saskia Mulder, Nora-Jane Noone, Natalie Jackson Mendoza, Gavan O’Herlihy, Joshua Dallas, Anna Skellern, Douglas Hodge and Krysten Cummings.

Sarah (Shauna Macdonald), emerges alone from a cave system following an expedition with her five friends in the Appalachian mountains. Distraught, injured and covered in the blood of her missing companions, Sarah is incoherent and half-wild with fear. Skeptical about her account of events and convinced Sarah’s psychosis hides far darker secrets, Sheriff Vaines forces her back into the caves to help locate the rest of the group. Trapped by falling rocks, the rescue party are driven deep into the caverns, and as one by one the fate of the missing girls is revealed, Sarah is forced to confront her deepest fears.

The Descent: Part 2″ opens in the UK December 4th,
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French One Sheet for "The Descent : Part 2"

Here's the French One-sheet for "The Descent: Part 2". Shauna Macdonald ("Mutant Chronicles", "The Descent") returns as Sarah, continuing the story of 2005's hugely successful horror thriller The Descent, in which a group of young women disappear during a caving trip in the Appalachian Mountains. Emerging from the cave system alone, distraught and covered in the blood of her missing companions, Sarah is incoherent and half-wild with fear. Sceptical about her account of events and convinced Sarah's psychosis hides far darker secrets, Sheriff Vaines (Gavan O'Herlihy) doesn't waste time. Along with his partner Rios (Krysten Cummings), and their cave rescue team Dan (Douglas Hodge), Greg (Joshua Dallas), and Cath (Anna Skellern), Vaines forces Sarah back into the caves to help the...
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International Descent 2 Movie Poster

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Celador Films just released this cool new international movie poster from the upcoming horror film “The Descent: Part 2″ by director Jon Harris editor of The Descent and Eden Lake and starring Shauna Macdonald (The Mutant Chronicles), Natalie Jackson Mendoza (Surviving Evil, Hotel Babylon), Krysten Cummings and Gavan O’Herlihy (Seven Days of Grace). Click Here for more photos, news and videos from The Descent 2. Synopsis: Distraught, confused, and half-wild with fear, Sarah Carter (MacDonald) emerges alone from the Appalachian cave system where she encountered unspeakable terrors. Unable to plausibly explain to the authorities what happened — or why she’s covered in her friends’ blood — Sarah is forced back to the [...]
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"The Descent : Part 2" - In Cinemas December 4

Pathé Productions Ltd and Warner Bros Pictures UK are delighted to announce the release of "The Descent: Part 2" across the UK and Ireland from 4th December 2009. Shauna Macdonald ("Mutant Chronicles", "The Descent") returns as Sarah, continuing the story of 2005's hugely successful horror thriller The Descent, in which a group of young women disappear during a caving trip in the Appalachian Mountains. Emerging from the cave system alone, distraught and covered in the blood of her missing companions, Sarah is incoherent and half-wild with fear. Sceptical about her account of events and convinced Sarah's psychosis hides far darker secrets, Sheriff Vaines (Gavan O'Herlihy) doesn't waste time. Along with his partner Rios (Krysten Cummings), and their cave rescue team Dan (Douglas...
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